Welcome to the application website for professor-researcher and professor positions at École Polytechnique.
Recruitment procedure: Positions are open to all ages and nationalities. École Polytechnique is committed to increasing the diversity of its personnel and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.
The department related to the position in question analyzes all received applications, conducts interviews and creates a list of desired candidates. This list is sent along with all the necessary documents to the Provost, who is in charge of education and research, and who then convenes the Recruitment Committee of the relevant department. This Committee draws up a balanced recruitment proposal, which either ranks the potential candidates or states that there is no satisfactory candidate. This proposal is submitted to the academic council, which issues an opinion, which is then sent to the President of the Board of Directors, who makes the final decision.
Candidates for full-time research professor and professor positions are encouraged to include a medium and long-term career or research plan, as well as the names of several academics whom the School may contact for letters of recommendation (at least five for professor positions, three for other positions). Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the Head of the relevant department for more details on vacant positions.
Nature of the engagement: Professors-researchers and professors are mainly recruited on a permanent basis, with a trial period of one year. Professors-researchers or professors, as civil servants attached to the School, are recruited through renewable periods that may not exceed five years. The length of the contract may not exceed the assigned length of provisional secondment.
Full-time jobs: Full-time professors-researchers and professors occupy one of the following job categories: